Brownstein Podcast Series

Sinopsis

Podcast by Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Episodios

  • Down Ticket Races to Watch in 2020

    Down Ticket Races to Watch in 2020

    30/10/2020 Duración: 27min

    There’s been no shortage of interest in the top of the ticket in the 2020 election, but there’s much at stake down ticket as well at the state level. Shareholders Sarah Mercer and Brin Gibson from the firm’s State & Local Legislation & Policy Group break down races to watch at the gubernatorial, attorney general and state legislature level that could also have a big impact.

  • Implications from California’s New “Mini-CFPB” and Impending “CCPA 2.0”

    Implications from California’s New “Mini-CFPB” and Impending “CCPA 2.0”

    28/10/2020 Duración: 22min

    California continues to break new ground in consumer protection regulation, having just established the new Department of Financial Protection and Innovation, or “mini-CFPB,” as well as being poised to pass yet another sweeping data privacy law on Nov. 3. Shareholders Jonathan Sandler, Alissa Gardenswartz and Sarah Auchterlonie break down these developments and discuss what they mean for businesses, and how California is shaping future regulation in these areas for the entire country.

  • Impact of China Task Force Report on U.S. Policy and Commerce

    Impact of China Task Force Report on U.S. Policy and Commerce

    21/10/2020 Duración: 28min

    The House China Task Force recently issued a report with hundreds of policy recommendations to counter current and emerging threats from China. In this segment, the Brownstein government relations team analyzes which recommendations are likely to be prioritized next cycle, and advises on the significant impact new policies may have on companies and their supply chains.

  • The Lame Duck Session: Churn or Still Water?

    The Lame Duck Session: Churn or Still Water?

    15/10/2020 Duración: 18min

    With a number of reauthorization bills outstanding, a potential omnibus appropriations bill on the horizon, and economic stimulus negotiations ongoing, the days and months following Nov. 3 will be active and consequential. Drew Littman moderates a conversation with Bill McGrath, Brian Wild and Nadeam Elshami to provide informative analysis on possible policy outcomes during this year’s “lame duck” session.

  • The Future of Federal Tax Policy

    The Future of Federal Tax Policy

    13/10/2020 Duración: 24min

    Both candidates in the upcoming presidential election have indicated changes to tax policy will be a priority, yet there is a stark contrast in their proposed approaches to altering corporate, international and individual provisions in the tax code. In this podcast, Brownstein’s National Tax Policy Group, in the style of The McLaughlin Group, forecasts the sequence of tax-related developments likely to occur under each potential landscape in 2021.

  • 2020 Elections, the Supreme Court, and the Future of Health Care

    2020 Elections, the Supreme Court, and the Future of Health Care

    13/10/2020 Duración: 01h03min

    On October 8, Brownstein’s Health Care industry group hosted a panel discussion with industry experts about what the election, the Affordable Care Act challenge before the Supreme Court and policy trends mean for the future of health care and industry transactions. The discussion includes a pre-election assessment on further COVID aid legislation, the likely result of the ACA challenge, potential Trump and Biden presidential priorities on health care policies and responses to ACA Supreme Court scenarios, and the environment for health care businesses and dealmaking.

  • What’s on the 2020 Colorado Ballot?

    What’s on the 2020 Colorado Ballot?

    12/10/2020 Duración: 49min

    With ballots printed and the election less than a month away, Sarah Mercer and David Meschke unpack what’s on the Colorado ballot and the current political climate. They cover the strength of the state’s mail-in ballot process, Congressional races and judicial retention elections and the details of all the initiatives and measures that made it on the Colorado ballot.

  • Could We See the End of the Filibuster?

    Could We See the End of the Filibuster?

    02/10/2020 Duración: 25min

    Any one U.S. senator can prevent a bill from receiving a vote. The procedure that grants that ability, known as the filibuster, has a well-documented history in the Senate of preserving the rights of the minority party. Should there be a Democratic majority in the next Senate, many political analysts speculate the filibuster could be in jeopardy. Our team of Democratic and Republican strategists dive into the likelihood the filibuster is removed and the significant impact its elimination would have on the legislative process.

  • 2020 Presidential Campaign Update: Impact of VP Pick

    2020 Presidential Campaign Update: Impact of VP Pick

    21/08/2020 Duración: 18min

    Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) are officially the Democratic nominees for president and vice president. In this segment, Drew Littman talks with Al Mottur, Carmencita Whonder and Brian McGuire to discuss the importance of the vice presidential pick historically and its significance this year. The team also covers the impact Sen. Harris will have on the race at large and whether she is likely to inspire voters and move the needle in battleground states.

  • Consumer Protection Issues with Colorado AG Phil Weiser

    Consumer Protection Issues with Colorado AG Phil Weiser

    17/08/2020 Duración: 29min

    Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser joins Brownstein shareholders Alissa Gardenswartz and Sarah Mercer for a discussion about the future of antitrust enforcement, ensuring consumer protection while supporting innovation and issues arising from the pandemic, including price gouging and evictions.

  • Signature Deadline Passes for Colorado 2020 Ballot Initiatives

    Signature Deadline Passes for Colorado 2020 Ballot Initiatives

    07/08/2020 Duración: 30min

    With the passing of the Aug. 3 deadline for signature gathering for citizen-initiated ballot measures in Colorado, Sarah Mercer and David Meschke discuss what initiatives are already on the ballot, what they expect to make it on the ballot and notably what will not make it on the ballot this year. They also cover online signature gathering and touch on TABOR and Gallagher Amendment issues going into the Nov. 3 election.

  • Southern Nevada Development and Planning COVID-19 Modifications

    Southern Nevada Development and Planning COVID-19 Modifications

    13/07/2020 Duración: 30min

    The COVID-19 pandemic has required city planning departments to change how they manage development projects. Brownstein Shareholder Jamie Thalgott brings together Alfredo Melesio, City of North Las Vegas Assistant City Manager, Michael Tassi, City of Henderson Director of Community Development and Services, and Robert Summerfield, City of Las Vegas Director of Planning, to discuss updates to entitlement and development application procedures, changes to the approval processes and development trends they are seeing as social distancing and remote work continue.

  • 2020 Presidential Election Update: Seismic Shift in Polling

    2020 Presidential Election Update: Seismic Shift in Polling

    10/07/2020 Duración: 25min

    With the presidential election fewer than four months away, former Vice President Joe Biden has opened up a sizable lead in national polling over incumbent President Donald Trump. But how should these numbers be interpreted? Will both national and swing-state polling diverge from actual results this November as they did in 2016? Drew Littman moderates a discussion with Al Mottur and Brian McGuire to gauge the significance of recent polling and unpack fresh developments from the campaign trail.

  • Summer 2020 Health Care Business Roundtable: Navigating a Brave New World

    Summer 2020 Health Care Business Roundtable: Navigating a Brave New World

    25/06/2020 Duración: 01h08min

    On June 23, Brownstein’s Health Care industry group convened a roundtable of health care professionals and experts to discuss the health care business climate during and post COVID-19. The discussion includes trends across different health care sectors, an update from Brownstein’s Washington, D.C. team, False Claims Act issues associated with COVID-19 economic stimulus monies, the business and deal making environment and risks specific the health care industry, antitrust issues that could arise, as well as updates on the current state of the industry from medical professionals.

  • Development Following COVID-19: Episode 2

    Development Following COVID-19: Episode 2

    08/06/2020 Duración: 18min

    Brownstein Shareholder Diane De Felice joins Lauri Moffet-Fehlberg, senior principal at Dahlin Group Architecture, for a discussion on challenges and opportunities in new construction versus the existing built environment following the COVID-19 pandemic. They also cover how innovation such as apps tied to design responses—like new bike lanes, mapping sidewalks and other changes—can encourage safe use of public spaces for recreation and non-vehicular traffic.

  • What’s Next Nevada: Leadership Lessons for Reopening

    What’s Next Nevada: Leadership Lessons for Reopening

    05/06/2020 Duración: 20min

    In this episode of Brownstein’s What’s Next Nevada, Shareholder Mitch Langberg is joined by Ellen Schulhofer and Rich Benenson from Brownstein’s leadership team. They discuss lessons learned as business leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic and how those can be applied as businesses reopen, goal setting, the importance of input from all levels of a company to help revise internal processes as well as making empathy and wellness a priority.

  • 2020 Presidential Election Update: Analysis and Projections

    2020 Presidential Election Update: Analysis and Projections

    04/06/2020 Duración: 23min

    Americans will cast their votes in the 2020 presidential election in less than five months, drawing an unprecedented election cycle to a close. The year, so far, has tested the ability of campaigns to adapt and meet the moment, as the nation continues to battle the COVID-19 global pandemic and grapple with recent protests. Drew Littman moderates a conversation with Al Mottur and Brian McGuire to provide a full landscape analysis of the race as it currently stands and offer insight into how it may unfold in the coming months.

  • What’s Next Colorado: Restaurant Reopening and Expansion Into Open Areas

    What’s Next Colorado: Restaurant Reopening and Expansion Into Open Areas

    03/06/2020 Duración: 21min

    In this episode of Brownstein’s What’s Next Colorado—a podcast series devoted to the legal, political and business issues companies will face as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic—Shareholders Sarah Mercer and Tal Diamant discuss Gov. Jared Polis’ announcement that Colorado restaurants may begin to reopen for in-person dining. They cover general restaurant reopening guidelines, Denver’s temporary program for restaurants to expand into open areas, issues that should be considered before expanding into public areas, as well as the impact of recent protests as restaurants try to gain footing.

  • What’s Next: Reopening Liability Risks

    What’s Next: Reopening Liability Risks

    22/05/2020 Duración: 19min

    This episode of Brownstein’s What’s Next podcast series—devoted to the legal, political and business issues companies will face in the weeks and months to come as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic—focuses on the liability risks of making inaccurate statements related to the current crisis. Brownstein Shareholders Mitch Langberg, Greg Brower and Alissa Gardenswartz discuss how representations businesses make to obtain benefits from the trillions of dollars of aid approved by Congress and statements made to the public surrounding businesses reopening can lead to government investigations and civil litigation.

  • What’s Next Colorado: What Reopening Looks Like

    What’s Next Colorado: What Reopening Looks Like

    11/05/2020 Duración: 18min

    In the first episode of Brownstein’s What’s Next Colorado—a podcast series devoted to the legal, political and business issues companies will face in the weeks and months to come as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic—Brownstein Shareholders Sarah Mercer, Doug Friednash and Melissa Kuipers Blake discuss where Colorado is at right now from a state and municipalities perspective, what reopening looks like especially for restaurants, symptom tracking and important liability concerns.

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